electroporation

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electroporation

[i‚lek·trō·pə′rā·shən]
(biology)
The application of electric pulses to increase the permeability of cell membranes.
(cell and molecular biology)
The application of electric pulses to animal cells or plant protoplasts to increase membrane permeability.
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Gaining access to the cytosol: the technique and some applications of electropermeabilization.
Among non viral systems Electroporation which include cell electropermeabilization, with the help of exposure to appropriate electric field pulses, is currently receiving much attention as a way to increase DNA delivery.
Novickij, "Irreversible electropermeabilization of the human pathogen Candida albicans: an in vitro experimental study", European Biophysics Journal, pp.